Fast Facts

  • Adopted at birth by middle-class teachers.
  • Knew he wanted to become an actor while in primary school.
  • Honed his acting chops with Britain's National Youth Theatre. 
  • Pursued stand-up comedy for a time during his college years.
  • Joined the amateur theatrical Footlights Dramatic Club while at Cambridge. 
  • Discovered by British theatrical-film director Peter Hall, who spotted him in a Footlights production of Macbeth opposite Hall's daughter Rebecca.
  • Editor-at-large for the Junket, an online quarterly magazine. 
  • Writes a column for the Sunday Telegraph (a British newspaper).

Awards

  • 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Susie Hariet — Wife
  • Willow — Daughter

College

  • University of Cambridge, Emmanuel College, Cambridge, England (English Literature, 2004)

Details

  • Birth Name: Daniel Jonathan Stevens
  • Birth Place: Croydon, Surrey, England
  • Birthday: October 10, 1982, Libra
  • Profession: Actor
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